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plink

 (plĭngk)
v. plinked, plink·ing, plinks
v.tr.
1. To cause to make a soft, sharp, metallic sound; clink.
2. To shoot at casually.
v.intr.
1. To make a soft, sharp, metallic sound.
2. To shoot casually at random targets.

[Imitative.]

plink′er n.

plink

(plɪŋk)
n
a short sharp often metallic sound as of a string on a musical instrument being plucked or a bullet striking metal
vb
1. (intr) to make such a noise
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to hit (a target, such as a tin can) by shooting or to shoot at such a target
[C20: of imitative origin]
ˈplinking n, adj

plink

(plɪŋk)

v.i.
1. to shoot, as with a rifle, at random targets.
2. to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
v.t.
3. to shoot at randomly, as with a rifle.
4. to cause to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
n.
5. a plinking sound.
[1965–70; imitative]

plink


Past participle: plinked
Gerund: plinking

Imperative
plink
plink
Present
I plink
you plink
he/she/it plinks
we plink
you plink
they plink
Preterite
I plinked
you plinked
he/she/it plinked
we plinked
you plinked
they plinked
Present Continuous
I am plinking
you are plinking
he/she/it is plinking
we are plinking
you are plinking
they are plinking
Present Perfect
I have plinked
you have plinked
he/she/it has plinked
we have plinked
you have plinked
they have plinked
Past Continuous
I was plinking
you were plinking
he/she/it was plinking
we were plinking
you were plinking
they were plinking
Past Perfect
I had plinked
you had plinked
he/she/it had plinked
we had plinked
you had plinked
they had plinked
Future
I will plink
you will plink
he/she/it will plink
we will plink
you will plink
they will plink
Future Perfect
I will have plinked
you will have plinked
he/she/it will have plinked
we will have plinked
you will have plinked
they will have plinked
Future Continuous
I will be plinking
you will be plinking
he/she/it will be plinking
we will be plinking
you will be plinking
they will be plinking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been plinking
you have been plinking
he/she/it has been plinking
we have been plinking
you have been plinking
they have been plinking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been plinking
you will have been plinking
he/she/it will have been plinking
we will have been plinking
you will have been plinking
they will have been plinking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been plinking
you had been plinking
he/she/it had been plinking
we had been plinking
you had been plinking
they had been plinking
Conditional
I would plink
you would plink
he/she/it would plink
we would plink
you would plink
they would plink
Past Conditional
I would have plinked
you would have plinked
he/she/it would have plinked
we would have plinked
you would have plinked
they would have plinked
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There's a glorious moment at the start of I Was You in which the hum of amps and tiny plinks of pickup interference will strike a wistful chord with anyone who has ever been at a band practice (when everything is turned up far too loud).
Margaret Morrison--a paragon of exacting control and cool theatricality--began her Reunion Blues with a mannered stroll, delicately drawing a fine, clickety line through the spaciousness of Theo Hill's piano plinks.
During cocktail hour, a piano player plinks out old standards in the Explorer Bar, which features a panorama of windows over the bow.
Shot Flow has Oguike himself throwing animal shapes against shifting pools of light, the ultra-quiet plinks of Pedro Carneiro's marimba slightly spoiled by the clearly-audible backstage warming-up of violinist Joji Hattori.
NEAR MISS Craft by home HIGH PLINKS Stuntman 'plays' piano attached to balloon in Vilnius BASKET CASE Balloon in back garden
Over the recurring plinks of aluminum bats, keeping a watchful eye on his little boy, Zeile recapped his off-season training regimen: strength training with weights, running for physical conditioning, and some workouts with former Dodger teammate Billy Ashley, who lives near the Zeiles.
HIGH PLINKS Stuntman 'plays' piano attached to balloon in Vilnius NEAR MISS Craft by home BASKET Balloon in back garden